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A theory of adaptation

Author: Linda Hutcheon; Siobhan O'Flynn
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Persuasive and illuminating, 'A Theory of Adaptation' is a bold rethinking of how adaptation works across all media and genres that may put an end to the age-old question of whether the book was better than the movie, or the opera, or the theme park.
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Hutcheon; Siobhan O'Flynn
ISBN: 9780415539371 0415539374 9780415539388 0415539382 9780203095010 0203095014
OCLC Number: 781848550
Description: xxx, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginning to theorize adaptation : What? Who? Why? How? Where? When? --
What? (forms) --
Who? Why? (adapters) --
How? (audiences) --
Where? When? (contexts) --
Final questions.
Responsibility: Linda Hutcheon with Siobhan O'Flynn.
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This volume explores the development of creative adaptation, and argues that the practice of adapting is central to the story-telling imagination. Hutcheon develops a theory of adaptation through a  Read more...

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